One of the most common misconceptions about volunteering is that volunteering is free. It is not even true that many things need to be thought over and prepared only when deciding on receiving volunteers, and then everything goes on on its own, i.e., the volunteers work on their own. After learning about the operation ofContinue reading

For many people, administration is a bog, a burden, the last thing they like to do. This is generally due to its compulsory nature and its spotty, precision-requiring nature. At the same time, we would like to point out that numbers have power. It is worth using the numbers, because without them, it is difficultContinue reading

Before hosting volunteers, the organisation must clarify many aspects that provide the framework for volunteering. Here it is basically about the well-defined expectations of the organisation. The following issues are worth considering: To which organisational unit does the Volunteer Programme relate and how? How does the Volunteer Programme fit into the organisational mission and vision?Continue reading